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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Gandalf will not tell Frodo where he has been, only that he has been ______________.
2. The company reaches the last stage of their journey where they must decide whether to go to __________ or Gondor.
3. Who says they do not trust Lady Galadriel and her words?
4. Who was the person who was supposed to destroy the One Ring and keep it out of Sauron's hands?
5. Legolas tells the travelers they are _____________ so loudly that they could be easily shot in the dark.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is in the small wooden box that Sam receives from Lady Galadriel?
2. Who takes Frodo up on their horse when they realize just how ill Frodo is from the stabbing by the Morgol blade?
3. When Frodo awakes in a comfortable bed, what does Gandalf tell him?
4. What does Strider come back with when he goes out to scout out a bridge that they might have to cross?
5. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
6. What does Aragorn say when Frodo states that Aragorn is the rightful heir and that he should have the ring?
7. What does Aragorn reveal to the Elves about the demise of Gandalf?
8. What happened to the Ringwraiths when their horses were drowned in the flood?
9. What does Gandalf reveal about his period of being absent from the journey?
10. Why don't the travelers in the Fellowship worry when they get through the door away from the Orcs?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Frodo offers the ring to Galadriel, she is tempted to take it, but resists.
Part 1: Why do you think Frodo offered the ring to Galadriel?
Part 2: Why would Galadriel have wanted to take the ring for herself?
Part 3: Why does Galadriel finally resist the ring? What might have happened had she not resisted?
Essay Topic 2
One could say that the FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING is the beginning of a mythical story for the characters who are involved, a story which might be told to their children as time passes.
Part 1: How do you define the idea of myth and how does this different from a story?
Part 2: What makes this story mythical in nature?
Part 3: How are the characters in this story mythical? Which qualities make them so?
Essay Topic 3
The note from Gandalf reminds Frodo to choose people he trusts as he sets out on his journey.
Part 1: Why is it important to trust the people you are with when heading out on a dangerous journey?
Part 2: Doesn't bringing along those whom you trust put them in harm's way? Why do you think Frodo's friends don't think of that and refuse to come with him?
Part 3: How do you think trust will help the Fellowship as they set out on their journey?
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